Pest Control

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Tips and guides to safeguard your family and home from bugs, rodents and critters that bite, sting or just gross you out.

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Fund-raising, personal commitment help bring orphans to safe homes

Adoption advocate Beth Drafts raises money to help families overcome the high cost of adoption. Her relentless efforts to help orphaned children makes us proud to honor Beth with our Circle & Shield award.

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Happy People

Happiness Happens

The Secret Society of Happy People (yes, it’s a real thing) has deemed August “Happiness Happens” month. At Cingo, we believe that happiness is so important that it's part of our Core Values. We strive to be Happy People Making People Happy on a daily basis. We apply this not only to interactions with our customers, but with each other as well. Since the world can always use more happy people, here are a few tips for becoming one.

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GUIDE TO IDENTIFY & TREAT BACKYARD BITES

Keep your kids safe this summer.

Get the mom's guide to identify and treat backyard bites.

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Community

Back to School Safety

It’s that time of year again! Back to school means time for new school supplies, a new school year wardrobe and first day of school photos. As exciting as heading back to school can be, as parents, we are constantly thinking about protecting our children. Some of the main school safety concerns for children actually occur during travel to and from school. Whether they walk, bike, ride the bus, or drive, we want to ensure they arrive safely at their destination. So, as your kids prepare to return to school, or even if they’ve already begun their first day of classes, it’s a good idea to review school travel tips with the entire family.

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Health  |  Pest Control Tips

Fleas, ticks, and health risks

Endless sunny days and warm weather make summertime a favorite season to play outside with our families and pets. We spend a lot of time protecting them from the small dangers of the outdoors. We put sunscreen on to protect ourselves from the sun, use insect repellent to keep the mosquitoes away and keep cool water on hand to avoid overheating. But what about the pesky creatures Fido may bring in from your yard?

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Curious Critters

Insects that inspire: the magic of fireflies

There is something magical about fireflies. Do you remember chasing and catching them in your childhood? Did you collect them? I remember collecting them in mason jars that my grandmother used for peach and fig preserves. How many could we catch? Would there be enough to serve as a make-shift nightlight? Would it be okay if I kept them just until morning, please? As I grew up, my days catching fireflies dwindled, but I still loved seeing them light up the backyard in summer.

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Loving childhood motivates sisters to create a safe space for girls

Ginger Horne and Becky Greene's selfless commitment to creating a safe space for girls captured the attention of Cingo. We are proud to award Ginger and Becky our Circle & Shield award, the Cingo way to honor the quiet heroes in our community.

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Health  |  Pest Control Tips

Mosquitoes and blood-borne illnesses

Summer is in full swing, and unfortunately that means so are the mosquitoes. Mosquito bites are a nuisance, but there are many additional reasons to protect your family, your pets and yourself from their bite. Some types of mosquitoes in the U.S. and around the world spread viruses that can cause disease and according to the CDC, mosquito-borne disease has more than tripled in the U.S. since 2004.

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Cingo News

Cingo Operational Updates

Service interruptions and operational updates for Cingo in Georgia and South Carolina will be posted here.

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Cingo honors Lyle Gordon of Douglas

Lyle Gordon has given much of his time since retirement keeping people in his community safe and secure. His endless passion to help others makes us proud to honor Lyle with our Circle & Shield award.

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Curious Critters  |  Pest Control Tips

The ants go marching

One by one, four by four ... ah, geez, the Ant Army is on the move again. Ants are one of the most common pests we southerners encounter. It seems that no matter what the weather, ants will make their presence known. Dry conditions can summon them, and wet weather encourages them, too. We can't control the weather, but there are steps homeowners can take to prevent ants from marching into your home.

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